The Honest Truth

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Scholastic Press #ad - A plan to reach the top of Mount Rainier. Mark is sick. The kind of sick that means hospitals. He's got a dog named Beau and a best friend, Jessie. He dreams of climbing a mountain one day. But in one important way, Mark is not like other kids at all. A bold new voice in children's fiction debuts with this story of a boy, his dog, and the mountains they face together.

The Honest Truth #ad - It's never too late for the adventure of a lifetime. In all the ways that matter, Mark is a normal kid. He likes to take photos and write haiku poems in his notebook. He leaves home with his camera, his notebook, his dog, and a plan. And treatments. The kind of sick some people never get better from. So mark runs away.

Scholastic Press. Even if it's the last thing he ever does. The honest truth is a rare and extraordinary novel about big questions, small moments, and one incredible journey.

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The Lions of Little Rock

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Puffin Books #ad - And to stay friends, marlee and Liz are even willing to take on segregation and the dangers their friendship could bring to both their families. Winner of the new-york historical society children’s History Book PrizeA New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice  Puffin Books. Satisfying, touching, gratifying, weighty—this authentic piece of work has got soul.

The Lions of Little Rock #ad - The new york times book reviewas twelve-year-old Marlee starts middle school in 1958 Little Rock, it feels like her whole world is falling apart. But when liz leaves school without even a good-bye, the rumor is that Liz was caught passing for white. Liz is everything marlee wishes she could be: she's brave, brash and always knows the right thing to say.

Until she meets Liz, the new girl at school. Marlee decides that doesn't matter. She just wants her friend back.

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Some Kind of Courage

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Scholastic Press #ad - Scholastic Press. Puffin Books. The odds are stacked against him, but he isn't about to give up. And spirits that refuse to be broken. He will face down deadly animals, dangerous men, and the fury of nature itself on his quest to be reunited with the only family he has left. Because joseph Johnson may have lost just about everything.

And now, he's lost his pony--fast, beautiful Sarah, fierce, taken away by a man who had no right to take her. Joseph can sure enough get her back, though. He lost his ma and his little sister to sickness. But he hasn't lost hope. He lost his pa in an accident. And he hasn't lost the fire in his belly that says he's getting his Sarah back--no matter what.

Some Kind of Courage #ad - The critically acclaimed author of The Honest Truth returns with a poignant, hopeful, and action-packed story about hearts that won't be tamed. The acclaimed author of the Honest Truth returns with an extraordinary novel about a boy's life-defining, death-defying journey. Joseph johnson has lost just about everyone he's ever loved.

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Good Dog Scholastic Gold

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Scholastic Inc. #ad - Good Dog Scholastic Gold #ad - Scholastic Press. And good dogs go to heaven. Except Brodie can't move on. As wonderful as his glimpse of the afterlife is, he can't forget the boy he left behind. Brodie was a good dog. Even if he loses his eternal soul. Because it's what a good dog would do. Not just yet. With the help of two other lost souls -- lovable pitbull Tuck and surly housecat Patsy -- he is determined to find his boy and to save him.

Puffin Books. The boy he loved, and who loved him in return. The boy who's still in danger. So brodie breaks the rules of heaven. He returns to Earth as a spirit. Even if it costs him paradise.

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Scar Island

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Scholastic Press #ad - But freedom brings unexpected danger. And he's willing to accept whatever punishment he has coming. Just as he's getting used to his new situation, however, a freak accident leaves the troubled boys of Slabhenge without any adult supervision. Jonathan grisby is the newest arrival at the Slabhenge Reformatory School for Troubled Boys -- an ancient, crumbling fortress of gray stone rising up from the ocean.

Suddenly the kids are free, with an entire island to themselves. Puffin Books. And it is just the place Jonathan figures he deserves. Because Jonathan has done something terrible. And if jonathan can't come to terms with the sins of his past and lead his new friends to safety. It is dark, damp, and dismal. Then every boy on the island is doomed.

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The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise

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Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) #ad - Your heart needs this joyful miracle of a book. Katherine applegate, acclaimed author of the one and only ivan and wishtreeA 2019 Parents' Choice Award Gold Medal Winner Amazon’s #1 Best Children’s Book of 2019A Junior Library Guild SelectionFive years. That's how long coyote and her dad, Rodeo, have lived on the road in an old school bus, criss-crossing the nation.

It's also how long ago Coyote lost her mom and two sisters in a car crash. Coyote hasn’t been home in all that time, and her sisters buried a treasured memory box―she devises an elaborate plan to get her dad to drive 3, her mom, but when she learns that the park in her old neighborhood is being demolished―the very same park where she, 600 miles back to Washington state in four days.

The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise #ad - . Without him realizing it. Along the way, they'll pick up a strange crew of misfit travelers. And then there's Gladys. Over the course of thousands of miles, Coyote will learn that going home can sometimes be the hardest journey of all.

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Wordly Wise 3000, Book 6: Direct Academic Vocabulary Instruction

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Good Dog

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Scholastic Press #ad - Even if he loses his eternal soul. Because it's what a good dog would do. Brodie was a good dog. And good dogs go to heaven. Except Brodie can't move on. Even if it costs him paradise. He returns to Earth as a spirit. Puffin Books. Not just yet. With the help of two other lost souls -- lovable pitbull Tuck and surly housecat Patsy -- he is determined to find his boy and to save him.

As wonderful as his glimpse of the afterlife is, he can't forget the boy he left behind. The boy he loved, and who loved him in return. The boy who's still in danger. So brodie breaks the rules of heaven. Wordly wise 3000, book 6: Direct Academic Vocabulary Instruction. Scholastic Press.

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LOOK BOTH WAYS

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Knights Of #ad - When the bell rings and school is finished for the day, the walkers are finally set free. In ten stories one per block, find out what really happens on the walk home from school, when there are no parents or teachers to supervise or stop the fun! Puffin Books. From hilarious escapades to brave challenges, join the walkers for one journey and many, many detours.

. Scholastic Press. Wordly wise 3000, book 6: Direct Academic Vocabulary Instruction. For ten blocks they have no-one telling them what to do; they can talk about bogies, plan dramatic escapes, face bullies, make jokes, skateboard, and hear about the school bus that fell from the sky.

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Waiting for Normal

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Katherine Tegen Books #ad - School library journal best book * ala notable children’s book * new york public library’s “one hundred titles for reading and Sharing” * Chicago Public Library Best of the Best * Cooperative Children’s Book Center Choice * Connecticut Book Award Winner * American Library Association Schneider Family Book Award WinnerThis poignant and joyful novel is filled with meaningful moments and emotional resonance.

Waiting for Normal #ad - Addie is waiting for normal. Scholastic Press. But addie never stops hoping that one day, maybe, she'll find normal. A heroine with spunk and spirit offers an inspiring lesson in perseverance and hope. Wordly wise 3000, book 6: Direct Academic Vocabulary Instruction. First-rate. Kirkus reviews starred review Puffin Books.

All-or-nothing never adds up to normal, and it can't bring Addie home, where she wants to be with her half-sisters and her stepfather. But addie's mother has an all-or-nothing approach to life: a food fiesta or an empty pantry, her way or no way. Addie’s mother is bipolar, and she often neglects Addie.

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A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story

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HMH Books for Young Readers #ad - The girl, nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours’ walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day. The boy, becomes one of the "lost boys" of Sudan, Salva, refugees who cover the African continent on foot as they search for their families and for a safe place to stay. Includes a map, poignant, which brings together the two separate narrative strands, and an author's note.

A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story #ad - Paperback, 128 pages. Wordly wise 3000, book 6: Direct Academic Vocabulary Instruction. By linda Sue Park. The new york times bestseller a long walk to water begins as two stories, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, told in alternating sections, a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985. Scholastic Press. Simply and economically written, an afterword by the lost boy" on whose story this is based now living in Rochester, this account of the experiences of a young Sudanese refugee is suspenseful, and personal.

The ending, NY, is unexpected and moving. Enduring every hardship from loneliness to attack by armed rebels to contact with killer lions and crocodiles, Salva is a survivor, and his story goes on to intersect with Nya’s in an astonishing and moving way. Puffin Books.

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